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NBC's Savannah Guthrie got Boris Johnson to admit that he has 6 children, a fact British journalists have failed for years to confirm

Prime Minister of Great Britain Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds attend the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 at Westminster Abbey on March 09, 2020 in London, England. Karwai Tang/WireImage UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed for the first time that he has 6 children in an interview with NBC. Johnson and his wife, Carrie Johnson, welcomed a son in April 2020 and are expecting their second child. The number of children Johnson has fathered has long been a source of speculation in the UK...
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Bolt's CEO explains how 5-kilometer walking commutes and sleep hygiene help him ace 12-hour workdays

The Estonian entrepreneur has been running the company for eight years. Bolt The CEO of Uber rival Bolt Markus Villig walks a five-kilometer commute every day. The CEOs of Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Apple also back walking meetings and commutes. Research suggests walking meetings bring people together and that walking supports creativity. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Running a startup is stressful - it can interfere with your health, your family life, and yo...
Tags: Apple, Google, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Stanford, Trends, Linkedin, Jeff Weiner, Harry, Bolt, Sundar Pichai, Inc, Facebook Google, Jeff Raider, University of Hong Kong, LUMINAR


How Merck Mercuriadis grew a $1 billion company buying songs by the world's biggest pop artists

Music mogul Merck Mercuriadis is the founder of the Hipgnosis Songs Fund. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW Hipgnosis, headed by Merck Mercuriadis, purchased songs from Shakira and Neil Young. The company is shaking up music publishing with an approach that puts songwriters first. Primarily seeking established artists, Mercuriadis and his team pay huge amounts for song rights. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Owning the rights to your music can be a contentiou...
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NOCD raised $33 million to bring OCD treatment online

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:More startup funding news, as we reported exclusively that NOCD has raised $33 million for its approach to online OCD treatment;Verily has a secret plan to disentangle itself from Google's technology as it looks toward the future;Our politics team looked at Congress' vaccine approach, where members of Congress decide whether to enact a mandate for staff. If you're new to this newsletter, ...
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Bill Gates answered questions about his meetings with Jeffrey Epstein in a new PBS interview: 'Well, he's dead, so in general you always have to be careful'

Bill Gates (left) told PBS NewsHour that he regretted having dinners with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images/Rick Friedman/Corbis via Getty Images/Insider Bill Gates answered questions about Jeffrey Epstein in a PBS NewsHour interview. Gates said he regretted having dinners with Epstein and that their meetings were a mistake. "Well, he's dead, so in general you always have to be careful," Gates said when asked about lessons learned. See more stories on In...
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Bill Gates questioned about his meetings with Jeffrey Epstein in a new PBS interview: 'Well, he's dead, so in general you always have to be careful'

Bill Gates (left) told PBS NewsHour that he regretted having dinners with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images/Rick Friedman/Corbis via Getty Images/Insider Bill Gates answered questions about Jeffrey Epstein in a PBS NewsHour interview. Gates said he regretted having dinners with Epstein and that their meetings were a mistake. "Well, he's dead, so in general you always have to be careful," Gates said when asked about lessons learned. See more stories on In...
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8 entry-level jobs in tech that don't require a STEM degree

Certain STEM related career paths, such as customer success manager, can help you enter the tech industry with little or no experience. Ngampol Thongsai/EyeEm/Getty Images Not all jobs in the tech industry require a STEM background for entry-level candidates. Tech companies also need employees for social media management and customer service positions. Depending on the role, creative and analytical skills can be just as important as technical proficiency. See more stories on Insider's ...
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Amazon has handed $100,000 cash prizes or cars worth as much as $40,000 to 8 employees who proved they were vaccinated against COVID-19

A worker packs a customer order at an Amazon fulfillment center in Romeoville, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Images Amazon said it's handed cars or $100,000 cash prizes to eight of its frontline workers. The winners entered a sweepstake restricted to employees who prove they're vaccinated against COVID-19. Two grand prizes of $500,000 each are still up for grabs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon said it's handed cars or $100,000 cash prizes to a handful of ...
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An error with Square's point of sale system cost workers hundreds of dollars in tips

Florida, Orlando, Little Saigon, Sticky Rice Lao Street Food, employee processing Square credit card reader, remote payment Jeffrey Greenberg/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images An update to Square's point of sale systems removed tipping functionality for several hours. The removal happened over the weekend and reportedly cost workers hundreds of dollars in tips. "Their customer service wasn't available, and it's our biggest paycheck day," said one impacted...
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10 quick tips to be your most disciplined, productive, happy, and healthy self while working from home

Justin Lewis/Getty Images I was homeschooled from first through eighth grade, and now I'm a work-from-home writer. Years later, I still use my homeschooling experience to create a healthy and productive work routine. These are my 10 tips to get the most out of working from home. See more stories on Insider's business page. Homeschooled from first through eighth grade with my three brothers and one sister, I grew up in a strict orthodox group and was generally only allowed outside ...
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Bitcoin successfully tests key support level near $40,000 but crypto positioning remains risk-off

Bitcoin Nurphoto / Getty Images A deterioration in short-term momentum for bitcoin led to a 13% sell-off in the past week.But bitcoin managed to successfully test a key technical support level near $39,900 on Tuesday.Cryptocurrencies still remain in risk-off mode as bitcoin continues to outperform ether on a relative basis.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.A sell-off in bitcoin on Tuesday tested a key technical support level for the cryptocurrency, but...
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How Insider correspondent Kate Taylor exposed allegations of discrimination and sexual exploitation at teen retailer Brandy Melville

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Insider correspondent Kate Taylor Hollis Johnson/Insider Insider is taking you behind the scenes of our best stories with our series "The Inside Story." We'll provide readers with an in-depth look of how these stories came together and a peek inside the reporter's notebook. This week, Insider fellow Phil Rosen spoke to features reporter Kate Taylor about her recent investigation into teen clothing brand Brandy Melville. Tell me a bit abo...
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US stocks rise as Evergrande fears subside and investors await Fed meeting outcome

Traders on the trading floor of the NYSE. Brendan McDermid/Reuters The Dow on Wednesday was on course to break a four-session losing streak. A bond payment by an Evergrande unit helped calm nerves about the Chinese property developer's debt crisis. The Federal Reserve will conclude its two-day policy meeting. See more stories on Insider's business page. Stocks advanced Wednesday, with investors latching onto some progress in the Evergrande debt crisis that sent global equities p...
Tags: US, Trends, Markets, Economy, Bitcoin, Treasury, SEC, Stocks, Federal Reserve, S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, Fed, The Fed, Nasdaq Composite, Evergrande, Jerome Powell


Service workers saying 'I quit' are pushing up wages and shutting down the tradition of tipping your waiter

Matthew Horwood/Getty Images More restaurants are forgoing tips and upping wages to attract workers, according to the New York Times. It's the latest iteration of the labor crunch felt across the economy as workers quit in droves. It's also bringing tipped wages over the federal minimum wage of $7.25, something Democrats failed to pass. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nex time you go out to eat, you may pay a service charge instead of a tip. That's because the...
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Invesco is partnering with Mike Novogratz's Galaxy Digital to launch crypto ETFs

Edward Smith/Getty Images Invesco is partnering with Galaxy Digital to launch a crypto ETF to be ready if the SEC OKs digital-asset funds. The companies are aiming for the ETF to track the performance of crypto while trading like a stock. "We ultimately think we can define this new market," John Hoffman of Invesco said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Invesco confirmed in a regulatory filing on Tuesday it is partnering with Galaxy Digital Holding...
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The 11 choices that forever changed our favorite games

The Italian plumber was originally named Jumpman. Nintendo From character names to genre changes, the most popular video games hide interesting origin stories. Lara Croft was initially a supporting character while Mario was once called Jumpman. From "Metal Gear" to "Mortal Kombat", these choices forever shaped the world's favorite video games. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's a struggle to imagine a video game world where Mario isn't called "Mario" o...
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70% of fully vaccinated prisoners caught COVID-19 in a Texas Delta outbreak, the CDC says - but the vaccine protected against severe disease

A nurse fills up a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site at a senior center on March 29, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas Photo by Sergio Flores/Getty Images About 70% of fully vaccinated prisoners caught COVID-19 at a Texas prison outbreak, the CDC said. The data suggests Delta can spread among vaccinated people but that vaccines protect against severe COVID-19. 93% of unvaccinated prisoners caught COVID-19, and one died, the data showed. See more stories on Insider&#...
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Robinhood is launching its long-awaited crypto wallet next year and will begin testing the feature with users starting in October

Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Robinhood is launching its crypto wallet early next year. It will test the wallet as part of an "alpha program" in October, Robinhood crypto COO Christine Brown told Insider. The uncapped waitlist for the wallet will be released on Wednesday ahead of the launch, she added. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Robinhood Markets is launching its long-awaited cryptocurrency wallet early next year after the online b...
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Citi's new head of diversity wants to shake up Wall Street: 'What gets measured gets achieved'

Samantha Lee/Insider Erika Irish Brown, Citi's head of DEI, wants every manager at the firm to embrace inclusion. Bloomberg Insider presents the first installment of The Equity Talk, a new series with executives on DEI. Citi hired former Goldman executive Erika Irish Brown to lead its diversity and inclusion strategy. Brown shared how she wants to change the financial giant and her goals for the next three months. See more stories on Insider's business page. For over a ...
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How a 29-year-old marketing expert used a weird résumé to get 30,000 interviews in a week

29-year-old marketing professional David Vidal wondered how to get recruiters' attention. SDI Productions/Getty Images 29-year-old marketing professional David Vidal created a résumé-bot to answer recruiters' questions. Question choices included "What does success mean to you?" and the bot provided responses. Vidal's bot was used 30,000 times, and he got 14 online interviews and 11 job offers as a result. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. If you've eve...
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How nuclear-powered submarines actually work

USS Virginia returns to the shipyard after its first voyage in open seas, July 30, 2004. US Navy The Australian government has just declared an historic defence agreement with the US and UK. The deal will see a new fleet of nuclear-powered submarines patrol Australian waters. Nuclear-powered subs can operate at sea for longer, spend more time submerged, and sail at higher speeds than conventionally powered subs. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Australian government has...
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I used TikTok to take my cotton-candy business online. I've made $165,000 in sales since March - here's how.

Emily Harpel founded her business, Art of Sucre, in 2016 after being inspired by Pinterest. Emily Harpel/Anita Louise Photography Emily Harpel, 29, is a cotton candy maker based in Ohio and owner of Art of Sucre. After gaining over a million followers on her business' TikTok, she launched an ecommerce shop and has made over 6 figures since March. This is what her job is like, as told to freelance writer Judy Brumley. See more stories on Insider's business page. This as-told-to ...
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Top Stories this AM: Trump sues niece, NYT, for $100 million; Brian Laundrie reportedly seen 'acting weird' before disappearance; Britney Spears' unlikely supporter

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: "You know, when you're out in the middle of nowhere, your hackles go up when you see something that's out of the ordinary." An FBI tipster claims she saw a man that may be Gabby Petito's fiancée Brian Laundrie "acting weird." Jessica Schultz, a camper who said she saw the white van belonging to Ga...
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Crypto funding for Palestine's Hamas nears $1 million and far outstrips hauls for other militant groups, Coinbase says

Members of the Al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas. Ahmed Zakot/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Palestinian Islamist group Hamas has raised nearly $1 million in crypto donations, Coinbase said on Tuesday. Hamas made staggering fundraising efforts in comparison to other militant groups, research found. The group began to seek crypto funds in January 2018 using a single donation address, but later provided new addresses. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Be...
Tags: Isis, Israel, US, Trends, Research, Afghanistan, Taliban, Hamas, Coinbase, Btc, Gaza Strip, FinCEN, Pakistan Israel, Coinbase Coinbase, Coinbase Analytics, Shalini Nagarajan


Netflix didn't think Roku could succeed. Now the streaming underdog is hoping its original content can take on Disney, HBO and more.

Roku founder and CEO Anthony Wood in 2014. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Roku hasn't always owned content that it could market to viewers. But that all changed when it bought failed streaming project Quibi this year in a major pivot Now Roku is competing against Netflix, which spun it off back in 2008. See more stories on Insider's business page. Roku once had a huge appeal for customers: it didn't own its own content to aggressively push on viewers. The so-called content-agnostic st...
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Mark Zuckerberg reacts to a NYT report about Facebook promoting positive stories about itself by arguing that his surfboard isn't 'electric'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images The New York Times reported that Facebook promoted positive stories about itself on users' news feeds. Mark Zuckerberg refuted a line in the report that said he rode an "electric surfboard" in a July video. Zuckerberg said the surfboard was not electric, and that he was pumping it with his legs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reacted somewhat bizarrely to a report in The New York Tim...
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Mark Zuckerberg reacts to a NYT report on Facebook promoting positive stories about itself by arguing that his surfboard isn't 'electric'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images The New York Times reported that Facebook promoted positive stories about itself on users' news feeds. Mark Zuckerberg refuted a line in the report that said he rode an "electric surfboard" in a July video. Zuckerberg said the surfboard was not electric, and that he was pumping it with his legs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reacted somewhat bizarrely to a report in The New York Tim...
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Lithuania's defense ministry told people to throw away Chinese-made phones, claiming they can automatically censor people's texts

People ask past an ad for the Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro 5G smartphone in Hong Kong. Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Lithuania told people to trash their Chinese-made phones "as fast as reasonably possible." It said some phones, like Xiaomi's Mi 10T 5G phone, can censor terms like "democracy movement." The feature is turned off in the phones in the EU but can be turned back on remotely, it said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Lithuanian government h...
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NYC couple describe getting a $257,000 medical bill after their premature baby died in hospital, sparking a grim insurance battle

A pregnant woman (unrelated to the story) in hospital. Shutterstock Two parents lost their daughter after she was born about 13 weeks early. They later received an unexpected medical bill for over $257,000. Their insurer accidentally paid out after they switched providers, and wants to be repaid. See more stories on Insider's business page. A couple was billed for $257,000 by an insurance company after their premature baby died aged 25 days.Brittany Giroux Lane and Clayton Lane receiv...
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Buy the dip forever: Retail traders plowed $1.9 billion into stocks during the Evergrande sell-off, in the 4th biggest net purchase of the pandemic

Amateur investors have snapped up stocks during dips this year. Cavan Images/Getty Images Retail investors plowed $1.9 billion into US stocks during the Evergrande sell-off, data shows. That was the fourth-biggest day of net purchases since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, VandaTrack said. Stocks sold off sharply but rebounded later in the day, as both retail and institutional investors bought the dip. See more stories on Insider's business page. Retail traders' buy-the-dip i...
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